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Every day, ordinary people are accomplishing extraordinary things by volunteering! Give an hour. Give a Saturday. Give your best. And when we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all. Whether it's reading to children, leading financial literacy classes for hard-working families, or delivering meals to homebound seniors, there are hundreds of volunteer options available every day.
 

Latest Volunteer Opportunities

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Virginia

Become a Big to a Little!  Join Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Virginia as they launch the Oliver Hill Mentoring Program! The new program is named in honor of Oliver W. Hill, Sr., a Roanoke native and civil rights attorney at the forefront of public school desegragation. His values of equality and education are the core principals of the Oliver Hill Mentoring Program. This program is a collaboration between Roanoke City Public Schools, The Roanoke Bar Association, the Oliver Hill Foundation, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of SWVA. There are many ways to get involved! Consider becoming a Big Brother, Big Sister, Greeter, Attendant, Tutor, Presenter, or Ambassador. If you are interested, contactjsmith@bigslittles.org. 
  
Meals-on-Wheels
The Meals-on-Wheels program is in need of drivers to deliver hot meals to homebound seniors in our community. These folks are in need of a nutritious meal as well as social contact! Meals are delivered Monday-Friday late morning (so meals get to the homes by lunch time) and you pick your schedule and area of delivery! Typically, a volunteer delivers once per week and on average it takes about 2 hours. You can however work more than once a week or less - we will work with you! Please contact the LOA  at 540-345-0451 or mdaley@loaa.org if you would like to be a guardian angel to the homebound seniors in our community!

Virginia CARES Second Chance Act Mentoring Fathers Program
Our mission is to help fathers successfully re-enter the community after incarceration by providing a mentor to help increase access to employment, education, and pro-social support. This is an opportunity to serve as a mentor to a father from Bland Correctional Center who is transitioning from incarceration to the community. Must be willing to commit one year to Virginia CARES. Virginia CARES mentors must be at least 25 years of age. To volunteer or for more information, please contact Shrell Bolden at
(540) 342-9344 or sbolden@vacares.org.
 

Volunteer. Get Connected!

Give an hour. Give a Saturday. Give your best. And when we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all. Whether it's reading to children, leading financial literacy classes for hard-working families, or delivering meals to homebound seniors, there are hundreds of volunteer options available every day.
 

Volunteer with your company

United Way of Roanoke Valley makes it easy for you to get your company involved in volunteering. Get your employee team together to lend their energy and talent to local non-profit agencies. Sign up for Day of Action on June 21st! 

 
United Way of Roanoke Valley wants to engage volunteers in who bring the passion, expertise, and resources we need to get things done! HandsOn Blue Ridge has many opportunities you can search! 
 

 

 Picture of United Way volunteers around our Community!

 

 

 

Community Investment Volunteer Log-in

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 Community Impact Council Alignment Help Video 
 
 
UWRV staff only: click here to log-in to the e-CImpact Administrative site.